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Incident Statement Regarding Fatality on Hwy 90

Release Date: 
December 16, 2020
For More Information: 
Greg L. Davis, Big Bend Sector Public Affairs, 202-839-1817,


Around 11:50 p.m. on Tuesday, December 15, 2020, Border Patrol Agents responded to reports of a group of suspected undocumented aliens near Sanderson, TX.  While agents were attempting to apprehend members of the group, they reportedly heard the sound of a tractor trailer braking on nearby Texas Highway 90.  Agents responded to that location and discovered an unidentified individual had been struck and killed by a civilian vehicle.


The incident is under review by the Texas Department of Public Safety and CBP’s Office of Professional Responsibility.



Last modified: 
December 16, 2020